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MSc Computing Student wins Queen’s Young Leaders Award

MSc IT & International Business student Kumba Musa is among the 60 young people from around the Commonwealth who are being recognised as exceptional leaders in their... (continued)

22 May 2017 Queen's Young Leaders logo
Games Jam 2017

Computing@Dundee is hosting the Dundee Games Jam 2017 in its Queen Mother Building. School pupils from Dundee and other Scottish cities will take part in a programming challenge.

11 May 2017
Computing Degree Show 2017

Innovative and thought-provoking work produced by software engineers, games developers, computer programmers, tech entrepreneurs and other digital pioneers from the University of... (continued)

3 May 2017 Computing Degree Show banner
Dundee University professor elected to prestigious Academy

Professor Vicki Hanson, who holds the Chair of Inclusive Technologies at the University of Dundee, has been elected to the CHI Academy, an honour given to individuals who have... (continued)

20 Mar 2017 Vicki Hanson
Dundee Computing researcher wins Life Sciences prize

A team led by Rolf Black, a Research Assistant in Computing at the University of Dundee, has won Project of the Year at the School of Life Sciences Research Symposium held... (continued)

17 Mar 2017 SLS prizewinners (Rolf Black second from right)
Space Research at Dundee’s Mills Observatory

Members of the public can visit a free project in Dundee which demonstrates how a minuscule worm helps with world-leading research. Mills Observatory’s ‘Outer Space/Inner Space... (continued)

16 Jan 2017 Rolf Black with the microscope
Computing PhD Student wins Best Paper at Argumentation Conference

Postgraduate Computing student Rory Duthie has been awarded Best Student Paper Prize at the 6th International Conference on Computational Models of Argument (COMMA 2016) in... (continued)

25 Nov 2016 Rory Duthie presenting at COMMA
University of Dundee space-tech to land on Mars

A new era of Mars exploration for Europe will begin today when the ExoMars Mission 2016 lands on our neighbouring red planet, with the help of technology developed at the University of Dundee.

19 Oct 2016 ExoMars departing from Earth (Image: ESA/ATG medialab)
Datalab students are YouTube stars

The DataLab MSc is a collaboration between several Scottish universities (including the University of Dundee) and The Data Lab, to help develop Data Science talent for... (continued)

11 Oct 2016 Datalab MSc
User Centre celebrates a decade of discovery

The pioneering User Centre at the University of Dundee will celebrate a decade of bringing the benefits of modern technology to the elderly and adults with severe communication... (continued)

22 Sep 2016 Users hard at work in the User Centre
Dundee to lead The GROW Observatory – an EU-wide 'citizen science' project

The GROW Observatory – an EU-wide 'citizen science' project for growers, gardeners, small and family farmers, and space scientists

The GROW Observatory is a massive,... (continued)

5 Sep 2016 GROW logo
£1 million project aims to help people with complex disabilities enjoy conversation

A £1 million research project which aims to dramatically change the way people with no speech and complex disabilities can converse with others has been launched by the... (continued)

2 Sep 2016 ACE-LP users
Computing@Dundee achieves high rankings in NSS 2016

Computing programmes at the University of Dundee have again been rated very highly in the National Student Survey. 97% of our students agreed that they were satisfied overall... (continued)

19 Aug 2016 1st in Scotland
Pokémon GO! features first came together in Dundee

Pokémon GO! is the latest craze to sweep the world of mobile gaming apps, but its main features may have first come together in a game developed at the University of Dundee. The... (continued)

22 Jul 2016 A Shade in the Shade Hunter game
School pupils research latest technology at the University of Dundee

While many school pupils spend their summer bored with nothing to do, three local high school pupils have sacrificed their holidays to spend four to six weeks as Nuffield... (continued)

11 Jul 2016 Nuffield Students
Baldragon Academy wins the 2016 Strathmore Trophy

The Strathmore Trophy competition has been running at the University of Dundee since 1996 and encourages pupils from all over Scotland to compete to solve a computing problem.... (continued)

28 Jun 2016 Strathmore Trophy 2016
Computing PhD Symposium showcases exciting research

The University of Dundee’s 6th annual Computing PhD Symposium was held on the 23rd/24th May in the Queen Mother Building. At this annual event, PhD students are given the... (continued)

20 Jun 2016 Haocheng receives his prize from Professor Tim Newman
Researchers work with BBC to help dementia patients enjoy conversation

Researchers from the Universities of Dundee and St Andrews have collaborated with the BBC to help people who live with dementia and their carers to have mutually enjoyable... (continued)

16 Jun 2016 BBC
Professor Vicki Hanson elected President of Association for Computer Machinery

The University of Dundee’s Professor Vicki Hanson has been elected President of the Association for Computer Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest computing society. Professor... (continued)

30 May 2016 Vicki Hanson
BBC launches dementia application in collaboration with University of Dundee

Researchers from the Universities of Dundee and St Andrews have collaborated with the BBC to help people who live with dementia and their carers to have mutually enjoyable... (continued)

24 May 2016 Dolls house in old BBC footage
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